Leading Golf and Curling Journalist Bob Weeks Joins TSN on a Full-Time Basis

— June 29, 2015

– Weeks, named the #1 media personality in the Canadian golf industry by the National Post, to begin full-time duties with TSN today –

TORONTO (June 29, 2015) – TSN announced today that acclaimed golf and curling journalist Bob Weeks has signed an agreement to work with the network on a permanent full-time basis. Starting today, Weeks will contribute regularly as a senior reporter and analyst for TSN’s extensive slate of championship golf and curling events, which includes all four of golf’s Majors – THE MASTERS, U.S. OPEN, THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP, and the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP – as well curling’s Season of Champions events.

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Bob Weeks joins TSN as a senior reporter and analyst for the network’s extensive slate of championship golf and curling events.

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“I've worked with TSN for many years and I'm very excited to have the opportunity to join the network on a full-time basis,” said Weeks. “I’m looking forward to expanding my role in producing great content for Canadian sports fans.” “Bob has been a regular face on the network for years now and we’re thrilled to add Canada’s preeminent golf and curling journalist to our team year-round,” said Ken Volden, Vice-President and Executive Producer, Studio Production and News and Information, TSN. “Bob’s passion and enthusiasm will be a great permanent addition as we expand our coverage of the biggest events in golf and curling.” Weeks, who most recently oversaw print, TV, and radio properties as Vice President, Content and Editorial Director of SCOREGolf, has worked with TSN since 2000. Also an accomplished curling journalist, Weeks has won three Scotty Harper Awards for the best curling story in Canada, and is an honorary life member of the Ontario Curling Association. Weeks’ recognition for his contributions to the golf community include his 2014 inductions to both the Etobicoke Sports Hall of Fame and the Ontario Golf Hall of Fame, as well as the 2013 Dick Grimm Award for a significant lifetime contribution to Canadian golf. Golf on TSN TSN and RDS are the home of golf’s marquee championship events, with a slate that includes all four of golf’s Majors – THE MASTERS, U.S. OPEN, THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP, and the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, as well as the RYDER CUP, PRESIDENTS CUP, as well as a slate of PGA TOUR events. Curling on TSN Each year, TSN brings Canadians more than 300 hours of live action from Season of Champions curling events, including exclusive coverage of the 2015 WORLD FINANCIAL GROUP CONTINENTAL CUP, HOME HARDWARE CANADA CUP, Tim Hortons Brier, Scotties Tournament Of Hearts, Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, World Women’s Curling Championship, and M&M Canadian Juniors.

TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, TSN delivers world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.ca, TSN GO, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With more championship events than any broadcaster in the country, TSN’s roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, UEFA Euro 2016, MLB, Barclays Premier League, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada and Rugby Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.

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